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Software Engineer

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/22/2016 7:55:03 PM
  • 2804603
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Digital
Location(s): United States ; Virginia; Norfolk


About Us:
GE (NYSE: GE) is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE is organized around a global exchange of knowledge through which each business shares and accesses the same technology, markets, structure and intellect. Each invention further fuels innovation and application across our industrial sectors. With people, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for customers by speaking the language of industry.

Predix is the world’s first and only cloud-based operating system built exclusively for industrial companies. It is now available for licensing externally beyond GE across a broad range of industries to manage and optimize both GE and non-GE assets. As the only industrial strength OS, Predix allows for familiar, frictionless connectivity, yet offers the security, regulation and certifications that industry demands. With 50 billion machines expected to come online by 2020, the Industrial Internet’s impact on GE, our customers and the world is tremendous. Everything is amplified on an industrial level. Bigger machines, bigger business, bigger issues, bigger opportunities.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
GE Digital is looking for a Software Engineer to work on a number of exciting projects that will have a very positive impact on GE’s business.

Essential Responsibilities:
You will be responsible for programing a feature and/or a small feature set. You will contribute to the team and work with direction from the Senior Team Members or management, but works independently.
  • Act as a member of the Software Center of Excellence, representing the face of high quality design and development practices
  • Develop high performing, scaling and innovative end-to-end web applications
  • Collaborate with system engineers, frontend developers and software developers to implement solutions that are aligned with and extend shared platforms and solutions
  • Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques
  • Writes codes that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project
  • Build features such as web services and Queries on existing tables
  • Understand performance parameters and assess application performance
  • Work on core data structures and algorithms and implement them using language of choice


Qualifications/Requirements:
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college
  • Recent Graduates are welcome to apply

Eligibility Requirements

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for
    employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
  • Must be willing to travel.
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Norfolk, VA.



Desired Characteristics:
Technical Expertise:
  • Experience developing web applications (Spring, RESTful, Jersey, RestEasy,JAX-WS, Web Services)
  • Experience with front-end technologies such as Javascript, HTML5, CSS, AngularJS, BackboneJS, EmberJS, KnockoutJS
  • Experience with database tools (JPA, Hibernate,JDBC, Spring Data)
  • Experience with rules engines (Camel, Drools, JRules) & modern tooling (Gradle, Maven, Git, SVN)
Business Acumen:
  • Have a solid understanding of the underlying infrastructure needed to run a large distributed web application
  • Has the ability to break down problems and estimate time for development tasks
  • Has the ability to make basic technology choices based on experience
  • Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry
Leadership:
  • Has the ability to take ownership of small tasks and deliver without supervision while using their discretion to seek help when necessary
  • Voices opinions and presents clear rationale. Uses data or factual evidence to influence
  • Recognizes collaborative behavior and participates in collaborative activities
  • Learns organization vision statement and decision making framework. Able to understand how team and personal goals/objectives contribute to the organization vision
Personal Attributes:
  • Demonstrate the ability to help team members
  • Seeks to understand problems thoroughly before implementing solutions. Asks questions to clarify requirements when ambiguities are present.
  • Identifies opportunities for innovation and offers new ideas. Takes the initiative to experiment with new
    software frameworks.
  • Adapts to new environments and changing requirements. Pivots quickly as needed. When coached, responds to need & seeks info from other sources.
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Locations: United States ; Virginia; Norfolk

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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